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TOP 10: This week's most read stories

Daniel Gumble
TOP 10: This week's most read stories

The announcement that Drummer magazine is to cease publication caught the industry’s attention this week, topping today’s rundown of the biggest stories from the past seven days.

The magazine's closure is a result of Future Publishing’s recent acquisition of Blaze Publishing. As a result, digital magazine iDrum will receive increased investment.

Also high on the list is our piece on why hundreds of UK dealers are flocking to the all-new MI Expo trade show that takes place at London’s Emirates Stadium on July 13th.

News of Finnish amp and pedal manufacturer Mad Professor making the trip overseas to exhibit at the show has also captured the market’s imagination.
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See below for the full rundown.


1. Drummer magazine to close as part of Future/Blaze Publishing deal

Future Publishing has today (Monday, June 13th) revealed that it is closing Drummer magazine, which it purchased as part of the recent Blaze Publishing acquisition, with its August issue set to be the final edition.

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2. Find out why UK dealers are flocking to the MI Expo

With the MI Expo, in association with Musikmesse, now just one month away, MI dealers tell us why they are attending and why they think the new event is just what the industry needs.

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3. The best new jobs in the music industry

Looking for a new job in the music industry? Check out the latest vacancies on the MI Pro jobs board.

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4. JBL EON ONE PA system lands in the UK

JBL’s new EON ONE all-in-one linear array PA system is now shipping in the UK.

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5. Barnes & Mullins and DR Strings offering free string fittings for one day only

DR Strings distributor Barnes & Mullins has launched a new event in which acoustic guitarists can get their guitar fitted with a brand new set of DR’s Veritas strings, free of charge.

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6. MI EXPO: Finnish amp and pedal brand Mad Professor seeking UK dealers

Finnish guitar amp and pedal manufacturer Mad Professor is travelling overseas for next month’s MI Expo, in association with Musikmesse, in a bid to connect with retailers and expand its growing UK business.

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7. WATCH: New Korg tuners and interfaces

Korg has today lifted the lid on a new range if accessories, including new tuners and interfaces.


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8. PMT to open new Nottingham store

MI Pro can exclusively reveal that MI retail giant PMT will open a brand new store in Nottingham later this year.

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9. PreSonus reveals new loudspeaker and mixer lines

PreSonus has expanded its PA portfolio with the addition of new StudioLive AR USB hybrid mixer and Air loudspeaker lines.

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10. INTERVIEW: The story behind Yamaha Revstar

This week, Yamaha unveils a brand new electric guitar range that's been over two years in the making in the form of Revstar. Having made its international debut at a special VIP-only event at Abbey Road Studios back in November, the new line represents the firm’s first major electric guitar launch in decades, as well as a renewed push into the rock ‘n’ roll market for 2016 and beyond.

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